Internet Providers in Andover, NY

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Residential Internet Statistics for Andover, NY
Internet Providers: 6
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,000 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $68.97

Internet Access in Andover, New York

Viasat Internet has the most availability in Andover. HughesNet is also widely available.

Frontier Communications is another common broadband choice for Andover. They offer primarily DSL connections available to 92 percent of Andover.

24.28 percent of Andover residents are currently cut off from choice so far as broadband Internet service. This is not a surprise seeing as competition between providers is low. Addresses in the local area usually have 1-2 choices for service.

Cable and DSL Internet service providers like Frontier Communications make up the top broadband infrastructure types with availability in Andover.

The broadband availability insights here and elsewhere on BroadbandNow are calculated from a mix of government data from the FCC and privatized data collected from telecoms. Statistics regarding speed and performance averages is sourced via M-Labs, which is the speed test utility integrated into BroadbandNow and Google queries. The BroadbandNow market researchers have hand-filed pricing and plan details on 227 Internet packages within Andover to date.

Internet Statistics 2021

500 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Andover, New York

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Armstrong 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 19.3%
Spectrum 1,000 Mbps Cable 8s 65.1%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 92.7%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Andover

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Andover is the 1,205th most connected city in New York behind Canisteo, Wellsville, Alfred, Belmont, and Scio.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 5,000 people in Allegany County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 19% of people living in Andover have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 76% of Andover residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

In Allegany County, approximately 10,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Data Cap Issues in Andover

Data from our researchers suggests that some of the popular ISPs in Andover use data caps on home Internet connections. Data caps are a public issue since users view them as a strategy for limiting video streaming. Providers explain that they are a necessary tool for managing network congestion. In either case, the issue is streaming video, which can eat up one to seven Gigabytes/hr.